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Number of Grams in a Teaspoon of Sugar

How many grams are there in a teaspoon of sugar?


According to The Sugar Association, one teaspoon of sugar weighs 4 grams and contains 15 calories. As stated by Marie Dunford in her book “Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Nutrition”, an average 12-ounce soft drink has 8 teaspoons of sugar, and there is one teaspoon of sugar in one tablespoon of ketchup.

This fact is verified on : June 18, 2010.

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